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Nudibranch (Mexichromis multituberculata)
Emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator)
Anilao, Philippines. May 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (4 days ago)
25 votes

Spanish Dancer
By Jagwang Koo
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

Ai Futaki
Guinness World Records for
By Marco Fierli
posted (5 days ago)
18 votes

Trapania sp. Stiliger Ornatus
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (4 days ago)
17 votes

Emma makes an appearance at sunset under the Shear Water in the Bahamas
By Steven Anderson
posted (3 days ago)
16 votes

Eye decoration (old Green turtle eye - Chelonia mydas)
By Raoul Caprez
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

Time to drink the air (upside down picture)
By Raoul Caprez
posted (5 days ago)
14 votes


By Chase Darnell
posted (5 days ago)
14 votes

Field of grapes
By Steven Miller
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes

Bargibandi.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (3 days ago)
14 votes
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presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign ... by Rafal Makiela
presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign made with Papert Pictures for Marmorin.
Head of Production: Agata Kruczek
Photographer: Rafał Makieła
Model: Krysia Księżyk
Production manager: Agata Śliwińska
Make-up artist: Jola B...
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Magical, well done.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Poland
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turban snail newport morning by Dale Kobetich
turban snail newport morning
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Wow, every beginning photographer should take a close look at this composition. All the rules, perfectly met in one shot.
44 Votes
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Ribbed Medusa
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
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Great shot, a classic book cover
35 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Pygmyface by Doris Vierkötter
Pygmyface
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Beautiful pose and composition. Great shot.
38 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Last Breath.... by Lucie Drlikova
Last Breath....
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Beautiful pose, sharp and accurate lighting, I love it.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Reverse side of tne river №2.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Russia
view portfolio more shots by Sergey Lisitsyn
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Night diving on the Full Moon
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A Perfect Sunset
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The sun, the fin, the shark.. Everything comes together to a great shot which is very hard to take.
51 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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selfie with Gilbert by Mathieu Foulquié
selfie with Gilbert
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Simply amazing, I can see this one in the finals of the over and under shots, truly unique.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: France
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Kiss Mouthes ;-) - Sweetlips frontal
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Very well taken.
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Andre Philip
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Cedar's pride wreck in Aqabe.
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Jordan
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Graphic lines
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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... Maldives
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Oscar Miralpeix
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Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island by Nick Blake
Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island
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Wow Nick, this one is for the books.
36 Votes
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Result of a Poolshooting
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
view portfolio more shots by Christian Schlamann
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"Dream on" by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Dream on"
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"Ecstasy"
Canon 7D with Ikelite housing, Canon lens 10-22mm, a flash Ikelite.The image was taken in the most beautiful place for mi in Bulgaria- location Korabite, Sinemorec. Was autumn and the water was pretty cold.
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Black Sea Bulgaria
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Mouthfull by Els Van Den Borre
Mouthfull
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Will make an excellent postcard , well done.
33 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Hyppocamphus
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66 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Freediver in his natural element
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Wow, very artistic and perfectly composed
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Ellen Cuylaerts
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Underwater kingdom by Plamena Mileva
Underwater kingdom
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Out in the blue
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One of my favorites from your portfolio. Excellent shot.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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Big clam for here, and more open than you usually see them. Dome was an inch away.
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Amazing composition, nice work!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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"I'm not the only soul who's accused of hit and run ... " Jimi Hendrix. Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f20-1/125
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Very nice silhouette.
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Friend Felix the Grouper and my buddy. Canary Islands, wh... by Alexia Dunand
Friend Felix the Grouper and my buddy. Canary Islands, where oil drilling from Repsol has been approved by the Spanish government yesterday..and where fish like Felix and many other marine species might be at risk from now on...
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Lovely CFWA with diver in background, nice work.
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Polybius henslowii by Mathieu Foulquié
Polybius henslowii
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date posted posted: Monday, June 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Morocco
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[:b:]Felmidia luteorosea[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Felmidia luteorosea
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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